Geek Daily Deals Jan. 23, 2018: Refurbished Android Kit-Kat Phone for $47; Lenovo Laptop for $233

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 23, 2018: Refurbished Android Kit-Kat Phone for $47; Lenovo Laptop for $233

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals on a refurbished Android Kit-Kat phone for your kids who can’t stop losing/breaking phones; or get a Lenovo laptop that’ll do the job for very little money. Alcatel OneTouch Pop Astro Smartphone 5042T – 4G LTE GSM Unlocked – White – (Certified Refurbished): Do you have a kid… Read More

LEGO Asks for Space Set Ideas

LEGO Asks for Space Set Ideas

Reading Time: 2 minutes Looks like LEGO has finally realized what we all knew to be true: LEGO space sets are AWESOME. Although LEGO has released plenty of their own space-themed sets, the highly successful Mars Curiosity Rover, Saturn V rocket, and Women of NASA sets all came out of the LEGO fan community (now… Read More

GBBP 166: Greg Pak

GBBP 166: Greg Pak

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Great Big Beautiful Podcast, Episode 166: Greg Pak You can now find us online at www.thegbbpodcast.com! You can listen on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and YouTube; you can follow the RSS feed; or you can listen right here! Today, we’re talking giant robots (and other cool stuff) with Greg Pak! Pak… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 22, 2018: 12-Pack of Color Sharpies for $12; Hands-Free Soap Dispenser for $21

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 22, 2018: 12-Pack of Color Sharpies for $12; Hands-Free Soap Dispenser for $21

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals on a 24-pack of colored Sharpie pens for your autograph and poster-creating fun; stay germ-free with a hands-free soap dispenser. Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 24-Count: If you’re going to a con to get signatures from your favorite geeky celebs, or staying home to make art… Read More

Stack Overflow: 9 Comic Books

Stack Overflow: 9 Comic Books

Reading Time: 8 minutes In today’s Stack Overflow, I catch up on some comics! Most of these aren’t brand-new, but they’re ones that I’ve just read recently. I’ve got mostly some funny kids’ graphic novels, along with a few for older readers toward the end. Varmints by Andy Hirsch Opie (short for Calliope) and Ned… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 21, 2018: 2-Pack Titanium Sporks for $22; Sling Some Outrageous Magic With ‘Epic Spell Wars 3’

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 21, 2018: 2-Pack Titanium Sporks for $22; Sling Some Outrageous Magic With ‘Epic Spell Wars 3’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals on a two-pack of titatnium sporks, perfect for camping or your daily lunch-on-the-go; get the crazy fun card game ‘Epic Spell Wars 3.’ Light My Fire Titanium Spork (2-pack): I’ve been using a titanium spork as the utensil I carry in my every day lunch set to work… Read More

5 Reasons to Read ‘Sourdough’ by Robin Sloan

5 Reasons to Read ‘Sourdough’ by Robin Sloan

Reading Time: 3 minutes I read Robin Sloan’s first novel, Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, a few years ago. I loved it. It’s geek manna. There are codes, references to Tolkien and D&D, 500-year-old codexes, technology, epic quests, Google, and even a fictitious fantasy trilogy. There’s even an impossibly vertical bookstore—with ladders. It is an absolute riot. Now, Robin Sloan… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 20, 2018: Height Adjustable Desk/Art Table for Kids; Awesome Arduino Robot Kit

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 20, 2018: Height Adjustable Desk/Art Table for Kids; Awesome Arduino Robot Kit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals on an adjustable desk/art table that will grown with your kids; build your own rolling arduino robot. Vivo Height-Adjustable Children’s Desk & Chair Sets: The problem with most kids furniture is that within a year or two of buying it, they may have outgrown it. These desk and… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 19, 2018: iPhone/Galaxy Induction Charger for $19; Magnetic Dry Erase Family Calendar for $11

Geek Daily Deals Jan. 19, 2018: iPhone/Galaxy Induction Charger for $19; Magnetic Dry Erase Family Calendar for $11

Reading Time: 3 minutes Geek Daily Deals on an induction pad charger for your iPhone/Galaxy or other device; get a great dry-erase calendar for the family fridge. Anker Wireless Charger Charging Pad: First, let’s be nerds and be quite clear about the fact that “wireless” charging doesn’t mean you can stand anywhere in your room… Read More